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A similar project to establish firm farms in a mangrove area, resulted in 90% of the farms being abandoned because of disease outbreaks among the shrimp.

Health officials have expressed concern about the coronavirus spreading among hundreds of thousands of people who have been transferred to evacuation centers.

Humpbacks are some of the most watched whales in the world, and yet so much of their lives remains a mystery.

Alberta has reshaped a decades-old balance in the Rockies and Foothills, opening the door to more open-pit mines in the mountains.

A massive renewable energy project roughly the size of 313 CFL football fields could be arriving in Edmonton by the end of 2022.

"Shifting baselines syndrome" means we could quickly get used to climate chaos.
One way to think about this pause in our lives is as a rare—likely a once-in-a-lifetime—opportunity for a reset.

Extreme weather and rising seas are increasing the burden of work, ill-health and violence faced by women who are forced to leave home or left behind as menfolk seek jobs elsewhere.

One of the most robust laws on climate change yet has been created in Denmark. Can legislation really make failing to act on climate change illegal?

New research indicates that elevated CO2 concentrations do not necessarily boost forests and that higher temperatures could reduce tree growth.

The Trump administration has formally notified the United Nations that the United States will withdraw from the World Health Organization. Health experts widely condemned the departure, which brings an end to threats President Trump had been making for months.

The legal and environmental troubles that helped doom the Atlantic Coast pipeline project have roots in the Trump administration's attempts to speed it up.

Climate change is already leading to devastating floods, droughts, and the displacement of millions of people. And as the planet continues to warm, fish populations are poised to take a significant hit.

Extreme waves in the Arctic are likely to become bigger and more frequent as a result of climate change, according to a new study by scientists in Canada.

The last time global carbon dioxide levels were consistently at or above 400 parts per million (ppm) was around four million years ago during a geological period known as the Pliocene Era (between 5.3 million and 2.6 million years ago). The world was about 3 degrees Celsius warmer and sea levels were higher than today.

Zimbabweans who had to flee their low-lying farms due to drought are finding an unexpected welcome in the nation’s Eastern Highlands.

Experts across the spectrum agree that the Trump administration's Affordable Clean Energy Rule, which replaced the Clean Power Plan, doesn't pass the test on the basis of critical science, industry experience, or technological feasibility.

It could take decades before cuts to greenhouse gases actually affect global temperatures, according to a new study.

Since the Paris agreement was signed, Australia's big four banks have financed new fossil fuel projects that would cancel out the national emissions reduction target 21 times over, according to analysis by the activist investor group Market Forces.

Left unchecked, climate change, environmental destruction, rising sea levels, droughts, floods and other environmental risks could trigger mass migration, increase conflict and disrupt, if not reverse, a decade of economic growth in Africa.

Intense wildfires in the Arctic have released more polluting gases into the Earth's atmosphere in the last month than any other fires in 18 years of data collection.

Environmental issues dominated this year's legislative session even after the COVID-19 pandemic caused a three-month disruption and major financial uncertainty for the state.

The pandemic has revealed deep flaws in the world’s food system and food leaders are calling for global coordination and climate resilient agriculture.
A federal judge has ordered the Army Corps of Engineers to produce a full environmental review. Until then, oil must stop flowing through the controversial pipeline.
Bikes are increasingly muscling aside cars on Europe’s city streets, as the coronavirus accelerates a shift toward pedal power.

Attorney General Josh Shapiro joined 15 other states, cities and the Environmental Defense Fund in filing a motion in federal court to require the U.S. EPA to set methane pollution standards for existing oil and gas operations.

Our health will remain in danger until we make a major change and paradigm shift.

A relentless, climate change-driven heat wave has caused a rash of fires on land normally too frozen to burn. Scientists fear it may become a regular occurrence.
Where on this warming planet, you ask, is the southernmost tree? Look no further: National Geographic sent a team to hunt it down.
Bulgaria, Czechia, Poland, and Romania are among the European Union’s most coal-intensive economies. A new report shows how investing in clean energy in these countries could drive Europe’s green recovery.